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  • News | Moscow 1980

    Daley Thompson becomes the undisputed king of the decathlon at Moscow 1980

    The favourite going into the Moscow Games, the British decathlete delivered a series of top-level performances 39 years ago, on 26 and 27 July 1980, to win his first Olympic title. In the years that followed, he took gold at the European and World Championships and the Commonwealth Games, before retaining his Olympic title at Los Angeles 1984, setting a world record that would last for eight years. He is one of the greatest champions in the combined event’s history, which stretches back over a century.
    27 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Moscow 1980
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    IOC invites Olympic athletes of the world to Tokyo 2020 with one year to go

    With exactly one year to go until the opening of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today officially invited the world’s Olympic athletes to take part in the Olympic Games.
    24 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, IOC News, Press Release
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Official Olympic Timekeeper OMEGA and Tokyo 2020 mark one-year countdown

    The official countdown clock for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 was today unveiled by OMEGA, the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games, to celebrate one year to go until the flame is lit at the Opening Ceremony.
    24 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Omega, All about Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Rowing and canoe venues for Tokyo 2020 inaugurated

    The Sea Forest Waterway, a new permanent venue to be used during the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, was officially inaugurated today. With more than a year to go until the Games open, the delivery of this new permanent venue shows Tokyo’s preparations are well on track.
    18 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Rowing, Canoe Sprint
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Yumenoshima Park Archery Field hits the bullseye

    Another important milestone on the road to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 was reached this weekend when the Olympic and Paralympic archery venue was unveiled. 
    29 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Archery
  • News | YOG

    YOG graduates to the fore in February

    The second month of 2019 saw a host of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes amass an impressive haul of World Championship and continental medals, further enhancing the YOG’s reputation as a springboard to success in the senior ranks.
    11 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
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